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Ukraine’s Tymoshenko to Appeal Seven-Year Jail Sentence

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Lawyers for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko have announced plans to appeal her seven-year jail sentence. Ms. Tymoshenko was convicted by a Kyiv court Tuesday of abuse of power in a gas deal she brokered with Russia in 2009 that led to a nearly $200 million budget loss for Ukraine. The former prime minister […]

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Burmese Activist Issues Irrawaddy Appeal

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says a joint Burma-China hydro-electric project is impeding water flow on Burma’s largest river, the Irrawaddy, threatening rice production in a country that relies on the grain as a staple food and as a major export. In an appeal issued Thursday, the Nobel laureate sided with environmentalists and […]

Burmese Activist Issues Irrawaddy Appeal

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says a joint Burma-China hydro-electric project is impeding water flow on Burma’s largest river, the Irrawaddy, threatening rice production in a country that relies on the grain as a staple food and as a major export. In an appeal issued Thursday, the Nobel laureate pins large-scale environmental problems […]

Burmese Activist Issues Irrawaddy Appeal

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says a joint Burma-China hydro-electric project is impeding water flow on Burma’s largest river, the Irrawaddy, threatening rice production in a country that relies on the grain as a staple food and as a major export. In an appeal issued Thursday, the Nobel laureate pins large-scale environmental problems […]

Mumbai Gunman Appeals Death Sentence

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Court officials in India say the only surviving gunman from the deadly 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to have his death sentence overturned. A Mumbai court convicted Pakistani national Mohammed Ajmal Kasab last year on a number of charges, including murder, waging war against India, and terrorism, and […]

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Mumbai Gunman Appeals Death Sentence

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Court officials in India say the only surviving gunman from the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks has filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to have his death sentence overturned. The Mumbai court convicted Pakistani national Mohammed Ajmal Kasab last year of a string of crimes, including murder, waging war against India, and terrorism, and sentenced […]

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Forensic Experts Challenge Evidence in Knox Murder Appeal

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A pair of forensic experts testifying in Amanda Knox’s murder appeal said Monday the police made a series of errors in collecting the DNA used to convict the American student of the 2007 killing of her roommate in Perugia, Italy. Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher, […]

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